• 2018-19 Children and Youth Events

    September

    Friday 9/07/18, Dusk

    Movie Night on the Front Lawn (all ages!)

    Join us for a movie night as we watch “The Greatest Showman” on our 12 foot screen in our front lawn.

     

    Sunday 9/09/18, 10 AM-11:15 AM

    Welcoming Sunday (all ages 0-110!)

    This Sunday is the start of the Fall season! Join us as we worship together and picnic after the service.

     

    Sunday 9/16/18, 10-11:15 AM

    Stepping Stones Begins (Pre-k through 5th grade)

    Our first week of Sunday School Classes for our elementary aged students.  We begin in the Sanctuary and then head to our classrooms after the Time for the Young.

     

    Sunday 9/23/18, 3:30-8:30pm

    Back to School Event (Middle School and High School)

    ($33 plus food money*)

    All the youth are invited to our annual Back To School Event. This is a great opportunity to get to know one another a little bit better and to welcome the new youth.  We will once again be heading to Malden to challenge each other at Boda Borg. This event is open to all 6th-12th grade students. The deadline for signing up is September 15th. New this year is a cafe with sandwiches, salads and snacks.

     

    Sunday 9/30/18, 10 AM-11:15 AM

    Middle and High School Sunday School Class Start (Grades 6th-12th)

    Each Sunday we offer an experience for the middle school and high school students to dive deeper in their faith. During the Fall, we will be looking at how some of the epic Old Testament stories are still very much applicable to our lives today.

     

    Sunday 9/30/18, 7:30-9 PM

    Forum Begins (9th-12th grades)

    Forum is our weekly meeting for 9th-12th graders. We meet Sunday nights at 7:30 PM until 9 PM.  Each week we play games, talk about world problems and the Word. It is a calming, meaningful and de-stressing Sunday evening for our high school youth. We end each Forum with candle lighting and prayers. This is our time each week to grow closer.

     

    October

    Sunday 10/07/18, 10-11:15 AM

    Chapel Service (Pre-k through 12 grades)

    Join us for a service for all children and youth.  We will begin together and join the rest of the congregation for communion at the end of the service.

     

    Sunday 10/14/18, 10am-1pm

    B.U.I.L.D Interfaith Youth Program

    Each month, local youth including our own will visit different places of worship of all faiths to learn more about them in order to be more accepting and loving.  The first will be hosted by our church. More information will be coming early September. Read More…

     

    November

    Saturday 11/03/18, 7 PM-Sunday 11/04/18,  11:30 AM

    High School Overnight (9th-12th grades)

    Join us for our annual Daylight Savings Overnight. Each year we get together and celebrate the extra hour!  Our evening consists of playing games, a midnight service, and lots of bonding. The next morning we will all head to the worship service.

     

    Sunday 11/18/18, 11:30am-1pm

    Pilgrim Church Turkey Delivery (6th-12th grades)

    We collect frozen turkeys each year and deliver them to the Pilgrim church in Dorchester who then gives them to families less fortunate so they can have a turkey dinner for Thanksgiving. The youth and a couple parents deliver them after church.

     

    December

    Sunday 12/02/18, 10am-11:15am

    Hanging of the Greens (6th-12th grades)

    Each year on  the first Sunday in Advent during the worship service, the youth help to transform the Sanctuary into the season – with boughs of holly and evergreen wreaths!

     

    Sunday 12/09/18, After the Service

    Cookie Walk (Middle and High School)

    We encourage families of the church to bake cookies and bring them in before the service. The youth then setup displays. After the service, everyone comes to Chidley hall and puts in a donation to take a plate of cookies home with them. All proceeds goes towards the the youth mission trips.

     

    Sunday 12/23/18, 5pm-9pm

    Youth Progressive Dinner (Middle and High School)

    Each year before Christmas the youth travel to three different houses. The first house they have an appetizer, the second the main course and the third, dessert.  We are looking for three families to host each stop and pot luck food offerings from all.

     

    12/24/17, 5 PM and 10 PM

    Christmas Eve Pageant and Candlelight Services

     

     

    January

    Sunday 01/06/19, 5 PM

    Epiphany Service

    Join us for dinner (bring a potluck, but no dessert) and our search for the star as we are led by 3 special wise people throughout the dimly lit church.

     

    Sunday 01/12/19

    Pancake Breakfast

    After the service, the youth will be hosting a pancake and sausage breakfast as a fundraiser for their mission trips.  All youth going on any of the trips must be a part of this event.

     

    Friday 01/25/19-Sunday 01/27/19

    Ski Trip (6th-12th grades) ($TBD)

    Waterville Valley, NH-We will leave after dinner on Friday and get back Sunday evening.  In order to go on the ski trip, we ask that your youth is active in the youth activities. Please see the bottom of the letter for more information about involvement.

     

    February

    Saturday 02/17/19-Saturday 02/23/19

    High School Mission Trip (Alabama Rural Ministry) ($tbd)*

    All High School students are encouraged to join us for our annual mission trip. We will be heading back to the Alabama Rural Ministry.

     

    March

    Friday 03/01/2019

    Talent Show/Baked Potatoes/Silent Auction

    6:30-8:30 PM

    Our annual talent show is happening again. This year we are adding a silent auction as well. Any of the youth who are planning on going on either one of the mission trips need to help out. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year.

     

    April

    Sunday 04/14/19-04/20/19

    Middle School Mission Trip ($600)*

    Join us for our Middle School Mission Trip. We will be heading to Philly to help serve others.

     

    Saturday 04/20/19, 8-10:30 AM

    Bagels and Bunnies (6th-12th grades)

    Our annual morning of hiding Easter Eggs (ok more like putting them all over the front lawn!) and having pictures taken with the Easter Bunny.  The youth serve bagels, hide the eggs, dress up as the *spoiler alert* Easter Bunny and help the neighborhood kids find the eggs.

     

    May

    Saturday 5/18/19, 10:15 PM-Sunday 5/19/19, 11:30 AM

    ENKA Youth Overnight (6th-12th grades)

    Another night of locking the students in the church and playing games until everyone is too exhausted to stay awake any longer.  We will also spend the first part of the evening making sure that we are all set for Youth Sunday the next day!

     

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